Condo Owner's Bill Of Rights?
D.C. Councilmembers are studying a controversial measure that would provide new protections for condominium owners. While protections already exist for owners governed by a condominium association, conflicts often occur, including misunderstanding of rights or inequitable implementation of an association's policies and penalties.
Get a Better Mortgage Interest Rate
People will clip coupons and drive across town to save a few cents at the gas pump, but few will shop around for the best interest rate on their mortgages. Most buyers tend to go with the first lender they talk with, perhaps out of fear of losing the house if they don't act quickly enough. Paying one-eighth of a point too much can add up to thousands of dollars over the life of the loan.
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Read NAR CEO Bob Goldberg’s letter on Inman’s Upstream reportToday, Goldberg sent an email to NAR members stating that Upstream has "since the very beginning" included "both a member and non-member pricing approach." ......Read More
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